TAG : Agriculture News

Old Newspaper Articles from Capper’s Farmer May 1927

Harvesting Sweet Clover SeedSweet clover seed shatters so easily that binders waste it, rain beats it out after it is in the shock, and handling at threshing time adds to the loss.In Pottawattamie County, Iowa, old grain binders are being rebuilt as sweet clover seed gatherers. Mervin Martin ...

Old Newspaper Articles from Capper’s Farmer January 1927

Where Some Profits Go Rushing rainwater sweeping over the fields of the United States carries away 20 times as much plant food material every year as is permanently removed by crops, says H.H. Bennett, soil scientist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Soil erosion takes $200 million away ...

Letters to the Editor from the Spring 2016 Issue

Outstanding MagazineI was born in the early 1940s, when times were tough and people didn’t spend their hard-earned money on foolish things. This was especially true of my dad, who was notorious for saying “no” to anything that wasn’t a necessity for the family. I remember a Capper’s ...